Attention deficit–hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents


In this podcast Professor Heidi Feldman, from the Stanford University School of Medicine, talks with Dr Raj Persaud on attention deficit–hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents; referring to her recent clinical review of the disorder published in the New England Journal of Medicine.


Date published: 7 May 2014

Presenter: Dr Raj Persaud

Interviewee: Professor Heidi Feldman

Audio running time: 24 minutes

Credits: 0.5


Learning outcomes


By the end of this podcast we hope you will have gained an understanding of:


  • the definition of ADHD and similar disorders


  • how a clinician makes an assessment and diagnosis


  • what treatments are available for ADHD.



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Please note: This podcast was recorded in 2014. Please be aware that some of the material covered and/or guidance may have changed.
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Podcast: Neurobiology of ADHD by Dr Katia Rubia


Podcast: Anxiety disorders in children by Professor Ronald Rapee


Module: ADHD in under-18s: background and assessment by Dr Maia H. Forrester and Dr Fiona C.M. Forbes


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